Clinical dental technology programmes and qualifications

​Listed below are details of qualifications leading to registration with the GDC as a clinical dental technician and the providers offering these qualifications.

Registering with the GDC

If you wish to register with us, please check to ensure your qualification is listed below.

If you qualified several years ago and your specific qualification is not listed below, please check our list of historic qualifications or contact the Registration team.

If you qualified outside the UK, please follow your route to registration. This includes qualifications awarded in the European Union, European Economic Area and all other primary qualifications awarded by an overseas institution.

If you have any queries, please contact the Registration team. 

Inspection reports:


Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (Awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh)

UCLAN programme report and observations 2017 

BSc Clinical Dental Technology (Awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh) (starts in September 2019) 

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision as to the approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments, and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme.